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Rules lets FDIC recover pay from failed bank execs

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators will be able to take back two years of pay from executives held responsible for a large bank’s failure. Executives deemed “negligent” and “substantially responsible” for a big bank’s failure can lose all of their compensation ...

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Obama, Biden plan debt session with Senate Dems

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet with Senate Democratic leaders Wednesday to continue discussions over debt negotiations. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet with Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sens. Dick Durbin and Charles Schumer. The meeting ...

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Supreme Court actions at a glance

Here is a summary of notable actions taken by the Supreme Court on Monday: — Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assoc.: Struck down California’s law banning the sale or rental of violent video games to children as a violation of the ...

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Supreme Court rules against Anna Nicole Smith’s estate

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled against the estate of Anna Nicole Smith in the latest chapter of the long-running saga over whether a Texas billionaire’s alleged promise to give millions from his $1.6 billion estate to his ...

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Ruling goes against former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has rejected a bid by former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi to block the Arizona Republican’s trial on corruption charges. Renzi argued that prosecution evidence concerning negotiations on proposed real estate deals was improperly presented ...

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Cardin: Afghanistan withdrawal can be sped up

WASHINGTON — Sen. Benjamin Cardin says he believes President Barack Obama’s timeline for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan can be sped up. Cardin, a Maryland Democrat, wrote in a statement late Wednesday that he believes the United States “can be more ...

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